legibility

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legibility distinctness that makes perception easy
    • n legibility a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Legibility The quality of being legible; legibleness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n legibility Capability of being read; legibleness.
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Usage

In literature:

He was not trying to make pretty letters, but they were all deeply cut and clearly legible.
"The Talking Leaves" by William O. Stoddard
This is all legible in the lines about his mouth and eyes.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
Blood was upon it, but the address was legible.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Clear and legible printing.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
You will take care to write this name legibly, (here he gave me a memorandum containing the name of an inhabitant of the island).
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
A plain legible hand every man can write who chooses to take the pains.
"An Essay on Professional Ethics" by George Sharswood
Legibility, neatness, and clearness are the salient virtues of a letter.
"The Etiquette of To-day" by Edith B. Ordway
He should be as brief as possible, consistent with legibility.
"Practical Pointers for Patentees" by Franklin Cresee
Physiognomically the slaughterman carries his trade-mark legibly enough.
"No Animal Food" by Rupert H. Wheldon
It was a beautifully legible face, though everything but clean.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, April 5, 1916" by Various
Time and the weather have turned most of them greyish, with dates decayed, and names scarcely legible.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
Indeed, Talbot himself would probably not have written his own name so legibly.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
A new and legible Type.
"Notes and Queries, Number 75, April 5, 1851" by Various
A reduced photographic facsimile, too small to be legible, appeared in 1876, with a preface by Halliwell-Phillipps.
"A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles" by Sidney Lee
The whole pictograph is 3-1/2 feet square, and legible in all its parts.
"Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895" by Jesse Walter Fewkes
As everyone knew how Edith hated writing and never could write a legible hand, a laugh went up, in which Edith joined heartily.
"The Blue Birds' Winter Nest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
At the end of the row stood a thin, dingy book whose title had passed out of legibility.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Jerry opened it, and took out a sheet of paper covered with neat and legible writing.
"The Camp in the Snow" by William Murray Graydon
At some quite recent period it had obviously contained nourishment of an oleaginous nature, but, though soiled, it was still legible.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 5th, 1914" by Various
No such legible signs and warnings are known elsewhere.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
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In poetry:

Once more this mighty word his people greets,
Thus lapt and thus swath'd upp in paper sheets:
Read here God's Image with a zealous eye,
The legible and written Deity.
"On The Bible" by William Strode

In news:

'Technical error' made redacted court papers legible .
INTERVIEWS Sigur Ros Announce Sixth Album With Legible Name 'Valtari'.
It's up to you to insist doctor's writing is legible .
Although using an electronic health records makes patient charting more inclusive and legible, and less time-consuming, don't let the ease of point-and-click documentation sway your coding practices.
This Atlanta outfit converts doctors' notes into legible digital files, either by hand or using speech recognition software.
Every recipe transcribed becomes a legible and searchable copy in the digital age.
During Wednesday's meeting, the board unanimously adopted a statement encouraging educators to ensure students can write legibly in cursive and comprehend text written in cursive .
View full size Frank Cecala/The Star-Ledger New Jersey used to name cursive in its academic standards: In 2004, third-graders were expected to "write legibly in manuscript or cursive to meet district standards".
So dark , in fact, that it was impossible to take legible notes about the gear and its performance, which is important when you're reporting on this stuff.
Electronic reporting improves accountability and legibility, streamlines storage and provides support for clinical decisions.
Essays should be no more than one page in length and be legibly hand-written.
It's up to you to insist doctor's writing is legible.
It was a reliable, cutting-edge invention that allowed me to write faster and have the text come out more legible than pen and ink.
Copy one of W1AW's qualifying runs and submit one minute of solid copy (legible) along with your $10 fee for a certificate to.
New research from the MIT AgeLab suggests that more legible dashboard typefaces could decrease distracted driving and, ultimately, save lives.
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In science:

One run is not shown for the legibility of the figure.
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
For better legibility, we will suppress in the following the index N at ϕN and ρN and just write ϕ and ρ, respectively.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
In the following we will, for better legibility, systematically suppress the index N (or M ) at our random matrices.
Orthogonal Polynomials and Fluctuations of Random Matrices
These advantages revolve around two main ideas : legibility and efficiency.
Finite transducers for divisibility monoids
For a better legibility, the bottom left graph is in logarithmic coordinates. order approximation (hereafter L).
Perturbative Lagrangian Approach to Gravitational Instability
Note that for a greater legibility, each curve has been o(cid:11)set as compared to its left neighbor by +. on the y-axis.
Perturbative Lagrangian Approach to Gravitational Instability
For a greater legibility, each curve has been o(cid:11)set as compared to its neighbor above by - on the y-axis.
Perturbative Lagrangian Approach to Gravitational Instability
Some header lines (starting with "[oval build]") recall the actual compilation command which has been used, and the lines after are the compilation output (reformatted by Oval so to improve legibility).
OVAL: the CMS Testing Robot
The spin S points are shifted vertically by the quantity 1/2 − S in order to make the figure more legible.
Updated tests of scaling and universality for the spin-spin correlations in the 2D and 3D spin-S Ising models using high-temperature expansions
The meaning of the symbols is the same as in Fig.1 The spin S points are shifted vertically by the quantity 1/2 − S in order to make the figure more legible.
Updated tests of scaling and universality for the spin-spin correlations in the 2D and 3D spin-S Ising models using high-temperature expansions
The spin S points are shifted vertically by the quantity 1/2 − S in order to make the figure more legible.
Updated tests of scaling and universality for the spin-spin correlations in the 2D and 3D spin-S Ising models using high-temperature expansions
The spin S points are shifted vertically by the quantity 1/2 − S in order to make the figure more legible.
Updated tests of scaling and universality for the spin-spin correlations in the 2D and 3D spin-S Ising models using high-temperature expansions
The spin S points are shifted vertically by the quantity 1/2 − S in order to make the figure more legible.
Updated tests of scaling and universality for the spin-spin correlations in the 2D and 3D spin-S Ising models using high-temperature expansions
The spin S points are shifted vertically by the quantity 1/2 − S in order to make the figure more legible.
Updated tests of scaling and universality for the spin-spin correlations in the 2D and 3D spin-S Ising models using high-temperature expansions
The bold, unshaded histogram shows the B /T distribution for all galaxies in the sample, regardless of whether Hubble types are available for them in NED (scaled by a factor of 3.5 for better legibility).
Can Early Type Galaxies Evolve from Fading the Disks of Late Types?
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